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Photograph - Massey Ferguson, Rotary Slasher, 1969 Image Reg. No: MM 98672

Summary:
Photograph of tractor with Rotary Slasher.

This image is part of a collection of photographs, moving film, artefacts, documents and trade literature relating to Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd. The Australian operations of this company were originally founded as Hugh V. McKay in the 1890s. In 1930 it merged with Massey Harris's Australian operations to become H.V. McKay Massey Harris Pty Ltd. In 1955, this company was in turn absorbed into the Massey-Ferguson global entity becoming Massey Ferguson (Aust.) Limited.
Description:
Black and white photograph
Description Of Content:
Man driving a MF135 tractor coupled to a MF150 rotary slasher in a field of cut and uncut long grass.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Massey Ferguson Iseki Australia Ltd
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 160 mm (Height), 115 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: manufacturing, agricultural equipment, industry, farmers, farms, rotary slashers
Themes this item is part of: Sustainable Futures Collection, H.V. McKay Sunshine Collection
Primary Classification: AGRICULTURE & RURAL LIFE
Secondary Classification: Crop Management - Harvesting
Tertiary Classification: rotary slashers
Inscriptions: Handwritten in pencil on back, 'MF Review / Page 1 / 3" wide / M-F ROTARY SLASHER / MF135 Tractor with / 5ft cut etc.'

In pencil lay out lines

In blue ink '[crossed out] 145%, 133% / 105/-'
Model Name/Number: MF150
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Manufacturer of Item Depicted: Massey-Ferguson (Aust.) Ltd, Sunshine, Victoria, Australia, 1969
Place & Date Depicted: Australia, 1969

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